Sadly, the loss of life continues in 'Operation Enduring Freedom.' Since last Monday’s post, we have brought home three (3) more from the U.S. Army. I say it again; It's time for those to defend and protect their own countries. We have done it for over a decade now. Enough is enough!

BRING THEM HOME NOW

KIA States Last Week:  ID - AR - TX

  • Staff Sgt. Octavio Herrera

    Staff Sgt. Octavio Herrera - Age 26 from Caldwell, Idaho. Killed In Action, 11 August 2013, in Paktia Province, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with indirect fire. Staff Sgt. Octavio Herrera was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.  Also killed was Sgt. Jamar A. Hicks and Spc Keith E. Grace.

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  • Sgt. Jamar A. Hicks

    Sgt. Jamar A. Hicks- Age 22 from Little Rock, Arkansas. Killed In Action, 11 August 2013, from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with indirect fire in Paktia Province, Afghanistan. He was evacuated to Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khost, Afghanistan but later died. Sgt. Jamar A. Hicks was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. Also killed was Staff Sgt. Octavio Herrera and Spc Keith E. Grace.

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  • Spc. Keith E. Grace Jr.

    Spc. Keith E. Grace Jr. - Age 26 from Baytown, Texas. Killed In Action, 11 August 2013, in Paktia Province, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with indirect fire.  Spc. Keith E. Grace Jr. was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. Also killed was Staff Sgt. Octavio Herrera and Sgt. Jamar A. Hicks.

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